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  • 1. The American Revolution Multimedia Presentation By Ben CartwrightWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 2. Benjamin Franklin Richard Henry Lee William Prescott George Washington John Adams Thomas JeffersonWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 3. Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 4. Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 5. George Washington Most important military leader in US history. People loved him!Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 6. FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATESWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 7. Why was he a leader? * Courageous leadership skills * Military strategy. *Outstanding knowledgeWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 8. In charge of 14,000 men One dollar bill Leading his men to victory.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 9. Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was an exceptional Excellent leader speakerWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 10. He was one of the most in uential AmericansWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 11. One of few who spoke with the king.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 12. He was the man who said that Americans should: Never pay taxes.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 13. He was the man who ... ...convinced the French to support the.... americansWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 14. ..French that if the British won the battle, they would be too powerfulWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 15. ....and as such, the French needed to helpBritish... FRENCH AT WAR WITH BRITISHWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 16. Major contributor in making the.... Declaration of Independence. Arguably the most important document in US historyWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 17. In fact he helped write four of the most important documents in US history ... Declaration of Independence Treaty of Alliance AND...Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 18. Treaty of Paris - 1783 Constitution of the United StatesWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 19. Thomas Jefferson Undoubtably one of the most important historical figures in US history.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 20. Thomas Jefferson was one of the men who made America what it is today... also the third President of the United States.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 21. “In his lifetime he wrote over sixteen thousand letters to the king”[1]. <- times 5,333.333Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 22. Strongcommunications with King George IIIWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 23. Known as “the father of the declaration of independence”.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 24. Wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 25. John Adams One of the most important people in American historyWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 26. John Adams was one of the five men asked to write on the Declaration of Independence... but one of 56 to sign it.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 27. VICE PRESIDENT OF THE USA AND.. John Adams was the 2nd President of the United States.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 28. He helped write the Treaty of Paris - 1783Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 29. William PrescottWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 30. Commander at the battle of Bunker Hill and a scientist ...Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 31. In the Battle of Bunker Hill, he makes his most well-known quote “Do not fire until you see the whites of their eyes”.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 32. This was a strategic move because.... that would mean that the shot would be more accurate and lethalWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 33. ......while also saving the precious ammunition. Which was in short supplyWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 34. Richard Henry LeeWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 35. He was one of the better known of the Americans ..to the BritishWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 36. seen as the coward by some revolutionaries and a hero to all of the loyalists.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 37. Major part in the American revolution. His job was as the elected “Justice of the Peace”Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 38. Elected for his determination for peace between the British and the Americans.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 39. He was one of the main speakersWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 40. Eventually elected president of the congressWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 41. He opposed the federal constitution ... but instead thought the rights of the states was better.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 42. Declaration of Independence First official document that displayed to the British that...Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 43. ...the Americans sought IndependenceWednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 44. Hence the Declaration of Independence.Wednesday, 7 September 2011
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  • 49. THANKS FOR WATCHING THIS PRESENTATION!!!Wednesday, 7 September 2011
  • 50. Sources http://library.thinkquest.org/ http://www.britishbattles.com/american- revolution.htm solarnavigator.net wilsonrevunplugged.blogspot.com UShistory.orgWednesday, 7 September 2011